Says the exodus of hundreds of thousands of Muslims was the unfortunate result of a battle with insurgents.
The leader acknowledges use of disproportionate force at times, says the conflict is “complex and not easy to fathom”.
Myanmar leader is expected to repeat denials, justify military "clearance operations" as counterterrorism measures.
Gambia's lawsuit accuses Myanmar of genocide — the most serious international crime — against Rohingya Muslim minority.
Nobel laureate is preparing to defend the country at the UN’s highest court on Dec 10.
Suu Kyi will personally lead a team to The Hague to "defend the national interest of Myanmar," her office says.
UN investigators and rights groups say Myanmar forces carried out mass rapes, killings and burning of Rohingya homes.
Rights groups warn the island might not be able to withstand violent storms during the annual monsoon season.
"There are three large camps. We’ll fence the three camps with barbed wires," says Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan.
At least 13 refugees have been killed in alleged gunfights between criminals and officers since a local leader’s murder.
"It will become a legal issue whether or not there is an element of culpability here," says fact-finding mission chair.
Myanmar is "denying wrongdoing, destroying evidence [and] refusing to conduct effective investigations", says UN report.
“We've seen Myanmar could not win Rohingya's trust in creating a conducive situation [in Rakhine] for their return.”
Formal education in Bangladesh is forbidden for refugees.
Bangladesh’s telecommunications regulatory body cites a security threat and illegal phone use as reasons for the ban.
Police blame the death of a ruling party official on Rohingya hitmen and have shot three refugees in the past week.
Thousands join in a popular song with the lyrics "the world does not listen to the woes of Rohingya".
The incident comes two days after a second failed attempt to repatriate the refugees.
Young Rohingyas, especially girls, are increasingly getting themselves enrolled in educational institutions.
UNITED NATIONS: Sexual violence committed by Myanmar troops against Rohingya women and girls in 2017 indicated the...
The United Nations says the crackdown in Myanmar’s northern state was carried out with “genocidal intent”.
The company closed 89 Facebook accounts, 107 pages, 15 groups and five Instagram accounts.
PM Imran calls attention to plight of millions of Kashmiris "living under brutal Indian occupation, abuse and violence".
Some Rohingya interviewed by officials on Tuesday say they will not return unless Myanmar gives them citizenship.
Some 30 Rohingya youths have been selected by the World Food Programme for its “Storytellers” project.
Myanmar government spokesman said the parties concerned had agreed that the process would begin next Thursday.
Negotiations about the repatriation process begin.
Mike Pompeo says the top generals are responsible for "gross human rights violations".
Bangladesh’s met department said the Cox’s Bazar district has seen at least 58.5 centimetres of rain since July 2.
Many scholars from the United States, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and India shed light on the issue.